Definition of Comical

1. Adjective. Arousing or provoking laughter. "Risible courtroom antics"




Definition of Comical

1. a. Relating to comedy.

Definition of Comical

1. Adjective. (archaic) Originally, relating to comedy. ¹

2. Adjective. Being funny, whimsically amusing. ¹

3. Adjective. Being laughable, ridiculous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Comical

1. funny [adj] - See also: funny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comical

comfortment
comfortments
comfortress
comfortresses
comforts
comfrey
comfreys
comfy
comic
comic book
comic books
comic opera
comic relief
comic strip
comic strips
comical (current term)
comicalities
comicality
comically
comicalness
comice
comices
comicness
comiconomenclaturist
comiconomenclaturists
comicry
comics
comicsverse
comicsverses
comicverse

Literary usage of Comical

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
"Old comical was as bald os a doll, and his pate was seamed and lined all over with а ... After a series of extraordinarily facetious adventures, Old comical ..."

2. The History of Don Quixote of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, John G. Lockhart, Ricardo de los RĂ­os (1881)
"... TRULY comical PASSAGES. DON QUIXOTE had not travelled far, when he was overtaken by two men that looked like students or ecclesiastics, with two farmers ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"comical History of Francion, Шб. This put me in mind of a ... Л-* for angels, it is not comical enough to put them in ..."

4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"To a philologist there is nothing comical in the sound of an expiring language ; but not so to the peasant. Everything strange to him is ridiculous ..."

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